Marketing and Testimonial Q&A

Marketing and Testimonial Q&A

Q1: When I reviewed the definitions of ‘marketing’ and ‘advertisement’ in the Marketing Standards I thought they were inflexible. Could these limit the actions of a dietitian in private practice, particularly in a social media context? The terms ‘marketing’ and...

Conflict of Interest and Sales Q&A

Q1: Can the CDBC help me determine if I am experiencing a conflict of interest? You are encouraged to review the policy on Conflict of Interest and Sales for details and definitions that might provide clarity on your situation. As well, have a look at the Ethical...
Social Media Q&A

Social Media Q&A

Q1: Why are the Social Media Guidelines, a “Guideline”? How is this different from a “Policy” or “Standards”? From Government of Canada – Legislation and Guidelines, “Guidelines are… documents that are used to interpret legislation and/or regulation. Although they may...
Private Practice Q&A

Private Practice Q&A

Q1: What are the considerations when starting a private practice in dietetics? There are some key aspects of starting a private practice to consider. They are listed below, and you are encouraged to review the CDBC Private Practice Resource for details for each...
Privacy Q&A

Privacy Q&A

Q1: Do patients/clients and/or family members have the right to record an interaction with me without my knowledge or permission? Can an audio recording be used in a court of law against healthcare workers? This response is a summary of a legal opinion provided by...